Our panel of experts discusses what can be done by doctors, midwives, charities, and peers to better educate and prepare women for childbirth. They will also consider the consequences of a birth injury on a woman’s body at different stages of her life, the problems you may experience, particularly approaching menopause, what you need to know, and how to get help.
Looking for support?
There is support available if you need it, don’t suffer in silence and don’t be afraid to ask for help and advice.
MASIC can help you over come the physical and emotional trauma you may have experienced during and after child birth. We can support you and guide you to helpful resources, all you need to do is get in touch.
Not sure where to start?
Please call the MASIC 24h freephone Birth Injury Support Helpline 0808 1640 8333
The stats speak for themselves.More women are affected and need support…
of women with severe birth injury said it impacted on their relationship with their child
were affected by traumatic memories of the birth
stated they were embarrassed by the symptoms of their injury
of women affected said they doubted their ability to mother
suffered postnatal depression as a result of their injury
of women affected regretted having a child because of the injuries sustained